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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

1. Two forces act on an object. ONe has a magnitude of 166 newtons and points at an angle of 60 degrees above the + X axis. The secon dhas a magnitude of 284 newtons and points at an angle of 30 above the + X axis. A third force is applied and balances to zero effects of the other two. What are the magnitude and direction of this third force? Specify the direction relative to the negative x axis.

I'm ocnfused with this problem also...xD

2. What are the x and y components of the vector that must be added to the following three vectors so that the sum of hte four vectors is 0. Due east is the +x direction and due north is the +y direction.

A=133 units, 60 degrees south of west

B= 222 units, 35 degrees south of east

C= 177 units, 23 degrees north of east

2. Relevant equations

I am not really sure how to set up these two problems. I know what the variables and stuff are but what exactly am I looking for?....Plus, in problem number two, I don't understand the bolded statement.

3. The attempt at a solution

Problem 1) A=166 Angle A= 60 degrees B=284 newtons Angle B=30.

Two forces act on an object. ONe has a magnitude of 166 newtons and points at an angle of 60 degrees above the + X axis. The secon dhas a magnitude of 284 newtons and points at an angle of 30 above the + X axis.A third force is applied and balances to zero effects of the other two.What are the magnitude and direction of this third force? Specify the direction relative to the negative x axis.

Problem 2) A=133 units, 240 degrees

B= 222 units, 325 degrees

C= 177 units, 23 degrees

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# Homework Help: Finding the Resultant by adding vectors. HELP

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